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Used car batteries can be turned into efficient solar panels
20 August, 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have developed a new technology that can recycle discarded car batteries into new, long-lasting solar...
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China seeks to increase natural gas consumption: EIA report
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 The Chinese Government is making further efforts to rely more on natural gas in order to meet its rising energy consumption, and cut down its dependence on coal and oil, with an aim to reduce...

UK signs lease agreement for two-bladed offshore wind turbines demonstration
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 The UK’s Crown Estate has signed a lease agreement with 2-B Energy’s subsidiary Forthwind for the nation’s first offshore two-bladed turbine demonstration on the seabed at Methil in...

JSW Energy seeks to acquire JP Group’s two power plants
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 JSW Energy is reportedly negotiating with JP Group to purchase two coal-based power projects in Madhya Pradesh,...

Kemper project’s combined cycle unit begins commercial operation
Monday, August 18, 2014 Mississippi Power has commenced commercial operation of the combined cycle unit at the $5.5bn Kemper County energy facility, marking a significant...

ContourGlobal, SENELEC partner to develop 53MW thermal facility
Monday, August 18, 2014 ContourGlobal and the Senegalese national utility Société Nationale d’Electricité du Sénégal (SENELEC) have signed an agreement to develop a new 53MW thermal facility at brownfield site in...

RWE to close three power plants in Germany
Friday, August 15, 2014 RWE Generation is planning to close three power plants in Germany with a total capacity of 1,000MW, amid declining demand for conventional energy....

BHI to supply Foster Wheeler heat recovery generators for power plants in Asia
Friday, August 15, 2014 Foster Wheeler’s licensee of Global Power Group, BHI, has received two contracts to provide heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) in Asia....

Armenia approves Anaklia’s proposal to build 540MW gas power plant
Friday, August 15, 2014 The Armenian Government has approved the provision of an agreement with Anaklia Energy for the construction and operation of a 540MW gas power...

Adani Power buys Lanco’s thermal plant in India
Thursday, August 14, 2014 Adani Power has bought Lanco Infratech’s power plant in Udupi, in the Indian state of Karnataka, for Rs60bn...

Voith to modernise turbine runners for hydroelectric project in India
Thursday, August 14, 2014 Voith has been awarded two contracts, worth more than €23m, to deliver equipment for two hydropower plants in Nepal and...

Canadian Solar to supply modules for Entropy’s farms in US
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 Canadian Solar has signed an agreement with Entropy Solar Integrators to supply modules for 44MW solar farms in North Carolina,...

Panda Power begin construction on 829MW Patriot power plant in US
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 Panda Power Funds has started construction on the 829MW Patriot combined-cycle natural-gas fueled power plant in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania,...

Lightbridge and Lloyd’s to provide safety advisory services on nuclear plants in UAE
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 Lightbridge and Lloyd's Register Energy have jointly received a contract to support the UAE Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) in the inspection of four nuclear plants in the...

US DOE approves 1,000MW transmission line along Hudson River
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has approved the proposed 336-mile Champlain Hudson Power Express project, following the completion of an environmental impact...

EDF Energy temporarily closes Heysham 1 and Hartlepool reactors
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 EDF Energy has shut down two reactors, Heysham 1 and Hartlepool, following the discovery of a defect in a boiler unit of Heysham 1 Reactor 1 in Lancashire,...

Siemens wins contract for Sandbank offshore wind farm
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Siemens Energy has been awarded a contract by Vattenfall for wind turbines and servicing for the Sandbank offshore wind farm in...

PCW receives approval to build 3GW wind farm in US
Monday, August 11, 2014 Power Company of Wyoming (PCW) has received approval from the State of Wyoming's Industrial Siting Council to construct and operate the 3GW Chokecherry and Sierra Madre (CCSM) wind energy...

Partners close financing for CPV St. Charles Energy Center in US
Monday, August 11, 2014 Marubeni, Toyota Tsusho and CPV Power Development have closed financing for the $775m CPV St. Charles Energy Center, which is currently under construction in Waldorf, Charles County, Maryland,...

Alstom T&D India wins €30m grid infrastructure contract
Monday, August 11, 2014 The Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation Limited (TANTRANSCO) has awarded three contracts to Alstom T&D India to help strengthen grid infrastructure in the...

Alstom to supply gas-insulated substations for German power plants
Friday, August 08, 2014 Power plant operator Vattenfall Generation has awarded a contract to Alstom for two German power plants to enable self-generation of...


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